Contact Us

Taking Back Sunday Post New Song

Taking Back Sunday

Taking Back Sunday, who helped lead the emo renaissance in the early 2000′s, have just posted a brand new song from their upcoming self-titled album, which is due out this summer. The new record will be the first with the original lineup since 2003′s Tell All Your Friends.

Lead singer Adam Lazzara said the following about “El Paso” (via Alternative Press):

“We have been waiting ever so patiently to share new music with everyone. ’El Paso’ was one of the first songs written for our new record and is by far the heaviest our band has ever ventured.   We spent a few weeks at the Sonic Ranch in El Paso, TX while writing and i feel this song in particular really embodies both the mood of the environment we were in down there and the mood we were in about being back together again and writing new music.  Hence the title, ‘El Paso.’  Be prepared for some punishing goodness, ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seatbelts.”

Original guitarist John Nolan and bassist Shaun Cooper left Taking Back Sunday shortly after Tell All Your Friends was released due to unrest in the band, and went on to form Straylight Run.  The duo rejoined the group almost a year ago and announced they were working on a new record.  You can listen to the song below.

What do you think?  Excited about new TBS?  It’s definitely less pop punk than 2004′s Where You Want to Be, the band’s most accessible album.  I’m looking forward to the new record and hopefully they’ll come back to Grand Rapids for their eventual tour.

Follow Dave Kim on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr.

More from WGRD

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wgrd.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WGRD 97.9 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on WGRD 97.9 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!